Islamabad, 9 October 2023 (TDI): Pakistan’s Caretaker Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Murtaza Solangi underlined the need to strengthen bilateral ties between Pakistan and Russia in diverse sectors, on October 9.

The Minister placed an extreme value on fostering collaboration in a variety of fields, including the arts, theatre, cinema, joint projects, and training initiatives.

At a meeting with Danila Ganich, the Russian Ambassador to Pakistan, Murtaza Solangi stated that he would formally invite his Russian counterpart to visit Pakistan.

Both nations have a long history of bilateral cooperation, according to Murtaza Solangi.

He claimed that the people and business community of Pakistan wanted to improve bilateral ties and search for shared objectives.

According to the shifting demands of the moment, the Minister stated his optimism that ties between Pakistan and Russia will develop in the direction of a bright future.

Additionally, they talked about the impending trip to Pakistan by the Russian Minister of Digital Development, Communications, and Mass Media.

They also discussed the agreements slated for signing during the visit, aimed at fostering collaboration between Russian and Pakistani state media.

Pakistani and Russian ambassadors both reaffirmed their nations’ commitment to fostering closer ties in several areas, including security, the economy, education, culture, and tourism.

According to the Minister, Pakistan values its relationships with Russia and wants to further collaborate with Moscow in the domains of media, theatre, and cinema.

They also discussed matters about organizing a ceremony in Islamabad on the completion of 75 years of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Russia.

The Russian Ambassador said Pakistan and Russia were cooperating in every sphere of life including the media sector.

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The Ambassador claimed that aside from the media, Russia wished to collaborate with Pakistan in other areas of life.

He said that Russians like watching Pakistani television programs.

During the meeting, they also explored the possibility of signing agreements between APP and TAAS News Agency, PTV and Russian Television, Russian Radio, and Radio Pakistan while the Russian Minister was in Pakistan.